Women Have Always Worked; A Historical Overview

Women Have Always Worked; A Historical Overview

by Alice Kessler-Harris
     
 

Divided into five thematic sections, the book illustrates different aspects of women's paid and unpaid work, and shows how their roles have changed over the past two hundred years. Kessler-Harris weaves together the experiences of poor, wealthy, middle-class women; trade union, professional and volunteer women; immigrant, non-English speaking, and black women;

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Divided into five thematic sections, the book illustrates different aspects of women's paid and unpaid work, and shows how their roles have changed over the past two hundred years. Kessler-Harris weaves together the experiences of poor, wealthy, middle-class women; trade union, professional and volunteer women; immigrant, non-English speaking, and black women; tracking their labor from the colonial household to the factories and beyond.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780912670676
Publisher:
Feminist Press at The City University of New York
Publication date:
11/01/1980
Series:
Women's Lives - Women's Work Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.94(h) x 0.61(d)
Age Range:
16 Years

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